Selected past talks

PSA2018, Seattle, WA, November 2018.
"The metainductive justification of induction: The pool of strategies."

DecisionAI II, LMU Munich, July 2018.
"Inductive bias and adversarial data."

Algorithmic Information, Induction and Observers in Physics, Perimeter I, Waterloo, Ontario, April 2018.
"Algorithmic information theory: a critical perspective."

APA Pacific Division Meeting, San Diego, March 2018.
Book symposium on Simon Huttegger's The Probabilistic Foundations of Rational Learning.

DCLPS research seminar, HHU Düsseldorf, October 2017.
"The impossibility of universal prediction."

Research seminar in EPS, TiLPS, Tilburg U, September 2017.
"The metainductive justification of induction."

ECAP 9, LMU Munich, August 2017.
"Putnam's diagonal argument and the impossibility of a universal learning machine.''

Show 'n Tell, Center for Formal Epistemology, CMU Pittsburgh, May 2017.
"Universal prediction and the indispensability of theory."

The Information Universe, Groningen, October 2015. [pdf]
"Algorithmic information theory: a model for science?"

CCR 2015, U Heidelberg, June 2015. [pdf]
"Generalized characterizations of semicomputable semimeasures."

Scientific Meeting, CWI Amsterdam, May 2015. [pdf]
"Occam's datacompressor."

Progic 2015, U Kent, April 2015.
"Algorithmic probability as objective prior distribution."

Topics in Inductive Logic, UC Irvine, March 2015.
"Algorithmic information theory and Occam's razor."

Colloquium in Mathematical Philosophy, MCMP, LMU Munich, January 2015. [video]
"Occam's razor in algorithmic information theory."

OZSW Conference, EU Rotterdam, November 2013.
"Universal prediction."

ILCS, U Kent (Paris campus), October 2013.
"Solomonoff prediction in philosophical perspective."

Forschungsseminar Theoretische Philosophie, HHU Düsseldorf, May 2013.
"Solomonoff's theory of prediction."

GCTP, U Groningen, April 2013.
"Solomonoff's theory of prediction."

Colloquium on Mathematical Logic, ILLC, U Amsterdam, January 2011.
"The number of Ktrivial sets."

MLNL, Utrecht U, May 2010.
"Splitting in the c.e. randomness degrees."